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Brent Geese stopover in Iceland

Five Brent Geese  (Branta bernicla) were today at the coast near Eyrarbakki, South Iceland. They are on their way from Ireland to Canada.

Margæs – Brent Goose – Branta bernicla

Brent Geese have a stopover in Iceland in spring and autumn on their way to and from their breeding places in Canada to their winter stations in Ireland. They stopover here for about 4 – 6 weeks on all their trips and now the first are here, a stopover on the way to Canada.

Brent Geese by the seaside near Eyrarbakki, South Iceland. April 7, 2015